Skip to main content

tv   Eyewitness News at 6  CBS  October 29, 2010 5:00pm-6:00pm EST

6:00 pm
investigators search three cargo planes. after packages concaning explosive knows were found in dubai. they found a toner cartridge with wires, powder, syringe. cbs news has confirmed explosives were found in england and dubai, but they may require a detonator to go off. president obama has been following developments closely. >> at this stage, the american people should know that the counterterrorism professionals are taking this threat seriously and are are taking all. cbs has learned they are looking for 10 two 20 packages addressed from yemen. >> the department of homeland security is stepping up security at airports across the
6:01 pm
country. john curtain from atlanta is not worried. >> seems like it's part of our daily life. unfortunately, i think it will be for a while to come. >> and officials aren't taking any chances. two fighter jets out of an abundance of caution. the white house says americans don't need to change their travel plans before the attempted attack. reporting live, i'm randall pinkston. back to you. and complete coverage continues now with mike hellgren hellgren. he's live, with reaction from concern. >> the mdta police conducted searches here along with federal authorities that yielded nothing. but passengers are concerned. and you may have a longer line of security after this. bwi marshall is on high alert, like many nationwide
6:02 pm
now. wjz was in the cargo plane area, while police searched in and around the aircraft for anything suspicious. from sky eye chopper 13, you can see some of the police activity, surrounding a fedex plane. the searchers started around noon. and airport spokesmen say there was no specific threat. and nothing was found. but the searches are part of increased security, following what is believed to be an al qaeda plot. it unfolded when there are the authorities found suspicious packages, containing doctored toner packages. in the wake of the threat, the department of homeland security announced tightened security for passenger planes as well. a move passengers welcomed. >> i think it's good that they're tightening security. i think they need to. i think it's important. because of like everything that could happen. >> homeland security told wjz, some of these security measures will be visible while others will not.
6:03 pm
the public may recognize enhancements. passengers should continue to expect an unpredictable mix of security layers that include comploisives, k-9 teams and patdowns. >> federal investigators are looking for 10 to 20 packages shipped. >> ups a -- says all packages are visually x-rayed and inspected. again, nothing was found here at bwi marshall. >> it's a positive thing. so i'm glad they're doing it and in this sense, catching things. >> reporter: the airport issue said a statement, saying that cargo planes are routinely searched. reporting live, at bwi marshall, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> the white house says americans don't need to change their plans for traveling overseas because of this attempted attack. wjz, of course, will continue to keep you updated on this still developing story. a man with a grudge, taking aim at military landmarks. kai is in the newsroom with the
6:04 pm
security scare. >> the latest target, the marine corps museum, just outside washington. workers found bullet holes in windows. it's the second time someone has targeted the museum this month. and a military recruiting center in the last few weeks. they're pretty sure he has a problem, whoever the person is, with the marine corps. but so far, he's made sure no one has been hurt in the shooting. the museum was closed all day, while police looked for more clues. >> extra security has been added for sunday's marine corps marathon in washington. it's one of the most talked- about issues in campaign 2010. slots in sna anne arundel mills. political reporter pat warren has the last-minute fight. >> the maryland jockey club has played a key role behind the scenes against slots at the campaign. today, it took center stage. >> sentiment against slots at the mall runs strong at laurel race track, among workers
6:05 pm
convinced their lively livelihoods are on the line. everything she's worked for is riding on question a. her hope is that it has failed and that they get a chance for slots at laurel. >> a single parent with a son. if i lose the race track, i have no income. no way of paying my mortgage. no way. survive -- of surviving. it's not like i can just go get another job. >> reporter: but slots at the mall has its supporters. >> i think it's cool having that so close to home. you can have a cool night out. also, the restaurants and bars. it's not going to be just about gambling. it will be a cool place to have an evening out. >> the cordish company, which holds the license for slots has already marked its territory at arundel mills mall and has no intention of giving up its ground. >> arundel mills is ready to to
6:06 pm
maximize slots revenue. >> we're ready to make a bid and will pour money. >> reporter: they claim if question a fails, it has the cash and can make the case for slots at laurel. >> if question a is defeated on tuesday and laurel once again has a chance to get in the game again, we're in a position, a, to generate more revenue to the state and the county than the mall can. b, maintain and grow our industry, our contribution. it is a win-win situation. >> reporter: but in slots, horse racing and at the ballot box, somebody is going to lose. we'll find out who it is on tuesday. reporting live from arundel mills, i'm pat warren. back to you on television hill. >> okay, pat. thank you very much. and wjz is your home for coverage of campaign 2010. tuesday night, count on wjz to bring you the latest election results.
6:07 pm
betrayed by a man he trusted. an anne arundel county man is in custody, charged with scamming a friend out of more than $200,000. wjz is live. weijia jiang has more on a heartbreaking crime. weijia? >> authorities say the men completely wiped out this man's bank accounts. the victim says he's had nightmares about it ever since. >> 48-year-old tommy newberger felt many emotions in the past years. >> angry, upset, hurt, depressed. >> police participate a chilling -- paint a chilling picture of how they say 57-year- old scammed newberger out of $237,000. >> this is so unbelievable. it's beyond anybody's wildest dreams. >> the two men at hinson's glen burnie hobby shop, newberger shared the story of how his parents bought him a house. you see, family members say
6:08 pm
newberger is intellectually challenged. one of nine kids, mom and dad wanted him to be financially independent when they passed. so court records show hinson forged his signature and bought three cars, threatening tommy if he didn't sign it himself. >> threatened to do harm to my brothers and sisters. >> reporter: he told tommy to pay $1400 a month for upkeep. and so he wrote out the checks. prosecutors say it's a small part of what he made him give up. >> to refinance his house, not once, not twice, but three times, in order to get money to pay off the credit cards that mr. hinson opened. in the name of the victim. >> reporter: for 26 years, newberger has sorted mail at the post office, making count little friends. and -- countless friends. and that's why he trusted hinson. >> he was part of my family, he said. but he wasn't part of my
6:09 pm
family. he's just like a thief. >> tommy had gotten his home down to $13,000. but after all of the refinancing, it jumped to $220,000. his family is working with lenders to sort out the mess. reporting live tonight, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> very sad. thank you, weijia. maximum penalties are five to 15 years in prison, for each of the 14 charges he faces. another maryland marine makes the ultimate sac fis. we -- sacrifice. we have learned that 19-year- old terry huheg -- hunegut jr. has been killed. a star athlete is fighting for his life. and the students he goes to school with still worry about their safety. >> wjz is live at coppin state university. >> well, students here wore yellow and green today. it is in honor of dale dunn. they are hoping for a quick recovery for him and that the
6:10 pm
university in some way can help reduce the crime they face. >> reporter: disbelief and shock still linger tonight. this after someone shot 24-year- old dale dun n, a star track and field athlete with a 4.0gpa. police say he was walking to his off-campus apartment tuesday night after a trip to this shoppers grocery store. as a result, the university promised to improve lighting and boost police presence. so some students say that may not be enough. >> i feel scared sometimes, walking back and forth in this community. >> tonight, dunn is in critical condition. students on campus are hosting several vigils this week and next week to bring attention to the crime they see. much of it comes when they're off campus. >> i had not seen anything like that before. it's like a whole other level of violence. it scares me pretty much. >> he's one of the best in the
6:11 pm
class. he engages me back and forth. very good student. >> reporter: steve dixon is dunn's african american history professor. he says adding more police presence and better lighting won't solve the problems of guns near coppin's campus. >> we need to rid the guns off the stwreets. once they get the guns off the streets, they won't have anything to shoot anymore. >> reporter: it's important to note that coppin state contacted them over several days. the university had no one who could discuss the issues of crime near campus or student safety. we're live at coppin state university. i'm gigi barnett. denise, back to you. >> thank you, gigi. and dunn is from jamaica. get ready to crank up the heat this evening. take a live look outside right now. our temperatures have taken a major drop. bob has the chill in our first warning weather forecast. bob? >> you might save a little energy if you can capture some of that heat in the daytime.
6:12 pm
yesterday was 77. this afternoon, in the mid-50s. we're down to about 50, 51 now. that is the false echo. no precipitation around. sorry about that. but it's down to 51. it's very dry. still breezy. now, late tonight, when the winds quit completely, here's what's going to happen. look for frost to form. north and west of town. basically west of the beltway. frost advisory. and west of us, a freeze warning, probably get to about 30 in the rural areas west of town. so frost in the morning. frost on the pumpkin to start your halloween weekend. denise? >> all right. thank you, bob. still to come. treats but no tricks. the simple steps taken to make sure children stay safe on halloween. ken harris, gunned down. for the first time, talking about the crime, the trial, and the legacy. i'm mary mary bubala. that story is just ahead on eyewitness news. i'm jessica kartalija.
6:13 pm
coming up on wjz, two strait jackets, a 40-ton crane. and a guy, 50 feet above the ground. it's a stunt you won't want to miss. i'll have all of the details straight ahead. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
6:14 pm
6:15 pm
wife and daughter sat down with mary bubala. >> well, annette and nicole harris say they are determined to make sense of a senseless
6:16 pm
crime. 1:00 a.m., september 27, 2008. former councilman ken harris is shot to death trying to get away from a robbery. he himself becomes the victim of random violence at the hands of young gunmen. they didn't think about what they did. how their accents have caused pain for my family and for me. >> annette and her daughter nicole sat through the trial every day, facing the suspects. the kind of troubled kids ken harris was trying to help. >> if they would have shown some remorse, it would have helped for me to forgive them. but they acted like nothing was wrong, like we were making them victims instead of them thinking that they took away someone we love.
6:17 pm
>> reporter: annette harris talked about the shock of what happened. the former city councilman went with a female friend the night he was killed. >> the circumstances surrounding that night are difficult. but it seems that you never wavered in your police your love -- your love or support. >> when you love a person. >> have you thought about what ken would say to the suspects if he had lived? >> i think he would have forgiven them. i really think he would have. because ken is a forgiving spirit. >> ken would have forgiven the suspect. >> yeah. >> do you? >> i'm working on it. i know someday i will. but it's difficult. his murder -- his death rocked the city to its core. >> he was a councilman and that was important. but he was a father. he was a brother. he was, you know, a husband. and he was a person who didn't deserve what happened to him. and it could happen to any of
6:18 pm
us. >> annette and her daughter are now channeling their sorrow and anger, calling for stricter gun laws. >> these two guys, they should not have been on the streets. >> reporter: nicole is in law school, with her sights set on criminal prosecution and maybe politics. >> he was my super hero. i know it's possible for someone to come out of a negative situation and do something positive. what kind of message does the conviction send to our city? >> i think it sends the message that robbing and murdering someone is just something we're not going to tolerate. >> reporter: the two men convicted of harris's murder are serving life plus 30 years in prison. >> a third man convicted in the robbery was sentenced to 65 years in prison. 15 with no parole. a bank robber on the run. police need your help to catch him. take a look at this picture.
6:19 pm
police say this man robbed a bank of america on benton avenue in linthicum. he ran away before police showed up. if you think you recognize this man, you're asked to give police a call. death-defying stunt. 50 feet above ground. a baltimore man will attempt the possible tonight. jessica kartalija has this story from federal hill. >> reporter: hanging with the stars is nothing new to this 24- year-old. in fact, spencer worseman does a lot of hanging around. and tonight, in federal hill -- >> i will be hung upside down, 50 feet off of a crane and attempting to escape from two strait jackets. >> reporter: harry houdini performed a similar stunt in baltimore in 1914, with only one strait jacket. >> we have five buckles that go down the back. basically, simple belt buckles. there's also a sixth buckle here on the sleeve. >> reporter: he performed a similar stunt three years okay,
6:20 pm
when his family opened illusions on south charles street in federal hill. >> there's always a chance something will happen. but i'm very confident. he's strong-willed and very focused on what he has to do this evening. >> reporter: tonight's performance falls on the eve of halloween weekend and the 84th anniversary weekend of houdini's death. >> houdini used to say, people don't like to watch people get killed or injured doing something but thigh they like to spot where it happens. >> reporter: he has to free himself before serious brain injury. >> everyone uses them. >> what are you going to do when he gets down tonight? >> i'll hug him and kiss him like i always do and say congratulations. >> reporter: the stunt starts at 8:30. they're expecting thousands of people to be here. you don't want to miss it. in federal hill, i'm jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >> mr. horseman says they will
6:21 pm
triple check everything before he does it. and we'll show you at 11:00. i assume it's a free performance? >> yeah. if it's out on the street. that's exciting. what's so funny? i think it's exciting. >> good jacket for you, too, bob. >> i can't even get a tie on. let's take a look at temperatures around the region. >> or off for that reason. 51 -- [ laughter ] west/northwest winds. 14. barometer on the way back up. chilly night. taxes are too high,
6:22 pm
and maryland families are struggling. and then there's politician andy harris proposing a 23% sales tax on nearly everything we buy. it cuts taxes for millionaires by over $200,000 a year and raises taxes on the middle class. andy harris even promised big oil companies he'd make taxpayers pay for spills like the bp disaster. andy harris on our side? not a chance. the democratic congressional campaign committee is responsible for the content of this advertising. women are charged 40% more for the same health insurance as men. domestic violence is treated as a pre-existing condition in eight states. women are abused by their husbands and then by their insurance companies. and last year they tried to end our coverage for mammograms and other preventive services. well i'm proud to say i got the law changed. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know that being a woman is no longer a pre-existing condition.
6:23 pm
everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. fees you have to define, because they have nothing to do with taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. they have nothing to do with taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician.
6:24 pm
here's a live look outside. boy, some of these trees still have their leaves. >> this weekend, it's going to be a good -- actually very good weekend to do some outside work. it will be nice and sunny. it will be cool and it will be dry. let's take a look at temps around the region now. way out to the west.
6:25 pm
oakland at 36. it had been in the 30s all afternoon. 46 in cumberland. 47, hagerstown. we're down to 51. 54 in washington and ocean city. dew points low at 31. dry air. that means once these winds quit tonight, and they will, late, late tonight, the temperatures will begin to drop rather quickly. late tonight, probably about midnight, we'll be at 40 to mid- 40s. overnight, they will drop into the mid-30s. and that's why frost advisory, baltimore county east. and howard county, montgomery county, around d.c., and just west of us and just north of us. a freeze warning. certainly temperatures in some of these suburban areas will get down to 32, 33 tomorrow night. all depends on the winds. out to the west, we'll probably see temps, even upper 20s to low 30s. so if you have any tender plants go out there, tropicals, tomatoes, green peppers. tonight is the night either to bring them in or cover them up
6:26 pm
because they won't make them through tonight. causing rain and snow to the northwest. this system is moving away. tomorrow, high pressure builds in. looks like a really nice weekend. both saturday, sunday. looks into saturday ask sunday and most of tuesday should be okay. >> we'll have a pretty good day, looks like for election day. southwest winds, 10 knots on the bay. bay temp around 60. tonight, then, clear, cold. frost. and all of the suburban areas. 34. probably 40 down by the inner harbor. tomorrow, 60. a lot of sunshine. but not that much of a breeze until late in the afternoon, picks up just a bit. so all in all, a very nice fall weekend around the entire region. >> wonderful. thank you, bob. still to come tonight.
6:27 pm
combing for clues. the string of shootings that have people on edge. and the signs they're all connected. plus, stepped up security, the moves being made to protect children as they go trick-or- treating. >> and an amazing video. amazing video. driver going the wrong way on the highway. to see more of this frightening ride next. ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
6:28 pm
6:29 pm
6:30 pm
it is 51 degrees and clear skies over baltimore. good evening. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. we want to update the breaking story we have been following. a credible terrorist threat. that is how president obama described the discovery of suspicious packages bound for the united states. they all originalitied in yemen. one was bound for chicago. it was intercepted in dubai. another package discovered in england. president obama did not specifically assign blame to al qaeda. but he expressed the need to stay vigilant against the terror organization. >> going forward, we will continue to strengthen our cooperation with the yemeni government to disrupt plotting by al qaeda in the arabian peninsula and to destroy this al qaeda affiliate. the president said
6:31 pm
americans should not change their travel plans. security was heightened at all east coast facilities, including bwi marshall. shots fired at another military building near the nation's capital. joel brown reports for wjz. the fbi believes the shooting is connected to three others in the washington area. bullets were fired into the windows of the national museum of the marine corps, about 30 miles south of washington. this is the fourth d.c. area shooting in just the past two weeks. crrgts believe the incidents are connected. they believe the shooter has a grievance against the marine corps. . >> so that we can better understand his grievance. >> two days later, police responded to an area.
6:32 pm
and earlier this week, shots were fired into the windows of a marine recruiting station. we're cognizant. fact that he has attempted to avoid casualties by acting in the nighttime hours. >> investigators believe it may be due to a recent tragic event, like the loss of a job, financial difficulties or a divorce. >> the marine corps is taking security measures to protect its troops. >> it's very disheartening and disgraceful to the things that have occurred. but like the law enforcement agency said, we need to encourage the individual to step forward. >> the fbi is also asking the public to call 911, if they have any information about the suspect. >> reporter: in washington, joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> the fbi says the shooter has gone to great lengths to make sure no one has been hurt. a secret sexual encounter broadcast live.
6:33 pm
now, the two rutgers university freshmen who outed a classmate on the internet, have left the school, after that classmate later committed suicide. mary is in the newsroom with an update on this story. >> reporter: university officials confirm that daroon and molly have withdrawn from rutgers university. a university spokesman says that this means they will not have to face university discipline. they taped tyler clemente having sex with another man. clemente died jumped to his death from the washington bridge, days later. prosecutors are also considering hate crime charges. >> attorneys say the student suspects feared for their safety after the incident. they both plan to attend a different school. a driver on interstate 95 in philadelphia caught incredible and dangerous video on his cell phone. watch closely as the station wagon is going the wrong way on the highway. the 84-year-old woman driver drove against traffic for
6:34 pm
several miles. it caused at least four accidents and no serious injuries. the person who shot the video still can't believe what he saw. >> going 95 north on the southbound lanes, in the fast lane. the only thing she did was waves her horn at me, like, leave me alone. how did she manage that? like god was watching out for her, too. >> police have interviewed her and charges are pending. is it a political rally or comedy show? either way, thousands are expected on the national mall tomorrow. preparations on the way for jon stewart and steven colbert's rally to restore sanity and/or fear. the comedy hosts say it isn't about politics. however, many advocacy groups are using it to promote turnout for voting. both candidates have held a job and you know a lot about them. yesterday, a sat down with a 1- 1 interview with governor
6:35 pm
martin o'malley. and last night, i sat down with his former challenger. -- his challenger, former governor robert ehrlich. >> seems as though this has to be one of the angriest elections i've ever seen. >> yes. it's interesting. whenever there is a recession and that much hurt out there, there is going to be anger. you better meet the agenda or you'll be in trouble had time next year. it's a high-stakes race, a national race, it's for the governorship. it's really important who the governor is. >> what is it going to take to kind of bring people of maryland back together? because it's pretty divisive now? >> yeah, it is. my laser beam focus immediately suggest going to be jobs. >> you're pretty much a political family. you guys have been here. >> we have. third time statewide. >> everybody is involved some way or another. but there has to be a toll. >> we try to minimize it. drew is 11.
6:36 pm
josh is 6. josh is too little to know what's going on. drew really knows what's going on. we don't miss games. rule in the family. we don't miss games. my parents didn't miss mine. i'm not going to miss drew's and josh's josh's games. >> let's say tuesday evening, 1:00 in the morning, you get this phone call that you made a decision that it didn't work this time. then what's next for bob ehrlich? >> it would be for us -- we've done this for a long time. we're pretty successful my first 10 years as governor. left with a pretty high approval campaign. we don't expect that call to come, obviously. >> you only have a couple of days. what are you going to do in the last couple of days. >> there's no secret here. we call it g.o.t. it's get out the vote. it's all turnout. in this election cycle, that
6:37 pm
cliche has never been more true. it's all turnout in this election. for maryland, if for a republican, that's as good as it gets. and we will have up-to-the minute results. wjz is your home for coverage. on halloween, baltimore county police will be out in force, keeping an eye on the homes of child sex offenders. the county is using $7,000 from a state grant to do surveillance on people who have been ordered to stay away from children. in other maryland counties, probation agents are also working with police to make home visits on high risk child sex offenders. and they have been sent a letter telling them they should not participate on halloween. >> they're required to keep their porch lights out. they're required to have no contact with trick or treaters. they're required to post the no- candy sign in their windows. >> some offenders will get home visits or have to report to the
6:38 pm
probation office on sunday. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. how will the results of tuesday's election affect a political future of representative steny hoyer. what it took ravens linebacker brandon ian bedegga. for these stories and more, remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. i got plenty in my yard. but i don't know how to create a bouquet. so i'll be reading that. trouble at target. the problem what is leaving many problems -- shoppers feeling short changed. criminal. and stupid. i mean, now she's going to pay the price. a bone-headed scam. and one mistake that guarantees she'll get caught. a nice end to the october
6:39 pm
weekend. i'll have the exclusive e ,, hi! welcome to progressive.com. come on in, and i'll give you a free quote. quote and compare in about 8 minutes. now, that's progressive. call or click today.
6:40 pm
6:41 pm
a staten island woman tries to fake jury duty but it backfires. she took a jury notice that was sent to her father and altered it to stay her name on it. so she could come to baltimore
6:42 pm
for a long vacation. her boss spotted photocopies of her hand work on -- handiwork on her desk when she went away and he became suspicious. >> i did check it out and did realize it was not even a summons for her and it was a complete forgery. >> also made the mistake of writing on her facebook page that she went to baltimore on vacation. now she's facing forgery charges. trouble at target. the stores are having problems processing coupons. the problems seems to affect manufacturers' coupons. the register only takes off the value of one item not the full value of the coupon. target says it has known about the issue since august. is trying to fix it. if your coupons don't scan properly, take the receipt to guest services for the difference. drug maker pfizer is recalling 38,000 bottles of its best selling drug, lipitor because of a bad smell.
6:43 pm
the company says the odor is cause bide a chem -- caused by a chemical found on wooden pallets used to ship the bottles. this is the third recall over a smell issue in three months. katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs even news -- evening news. with less than a week to go before the midterm elections. we'll look at some of the critical contests. can the tea party shift the power of congress? our special coverage continues our special coverage continues tonig[ male announcer ],,, want a better way to track what you spend?
6:44 pm
6:45 pm
pnc virtual wallet now comes with spending zone. it organizes all your spending, including your pnc debit card, credit card, and your bills. so you can view them by category... or by month. you can set a budget... and it'll even alert you when you're getting close to the amount you've set -- and when you've gone over. spending zone is built to help you keep better track of your spending. experience everything virtual wallet has to offer at pncvirtualwallet.com. pnc. for the achiever in us all.
6:46 pm
get a blanket, an extra blanket. a live look outside right now. there is a chill in the air. and bob is in the weather center with an updated five-day forecast. and what we can expect tomorrow, halloween eve. bob? >> people don't even need blankets. a skinny little sheet. let's take a look at temperatures, conditions, for tonight and tomorrow. we'll be in the 30s with frost many areas tonight. in the morning, you may be scraping your windshield. in town, 30s to mid- to upper 50s. and on sunday, which is halloween. nice day. 62. mostly sunny. 54, chilly on monday.
6:47 pm
lots of clouds monday night into tuesday. looks like any showers will hold off until wednesday. once again only in the low 50s. vic? >> thanks, bob. former alaska governor sarah palin talks about having a child with down syndrome. >> coming up on entertainment tonight, mary hart's exclusive with sarah palin. tonight, sarah opens up about the day she learned her son trig would enter life with down syndrome. >> finding out, early on, 12 weeksing along -- weeks along, trig would be born with down syndrome. track was heading to iraq. todd was working 1500 miles away, four busy kids, lots going on as the governor, thinking how am i going to wrap my arms around not just the idea of another child, but we were happy knowing we would have our fifth child, but knowing that the child would have special needs, how in the world would i be able to wrap
6:48 pm
my heart, my mind around this, am i nursuring -- nurturing enough, sacrificial enough to be able to care for this child? and todd came home and i showed the pictures. and they can take pictures of the chromosomes and counts. and showing him, yeah, he's got an extra chromosome here. he'll be born with down syndrome. are you thinking the same thing i'm thinking, todd? why us? he said, why not us? >> how is trig doing? >> he is doing awesome. he says "mama" now. that is a big milestone in our life. charlie sheen as his mystery girl speaks. we'll have that and more coming up on entertainment tonight. >> and you can see entertainment tonight at 7:30 here on wjz 13. here come the terps. >> maryland is making a comeback. mark has more coming up next in mark has more coming up next in sports. ,,,,,,,,,,
6:49 pm
6:50 pm
the next, you start one feeling a bit off.ne. the moment you feel run down or achy, nip flu-like symptoms in the bud, with oscillococcinum. get oscillo and feel like yourself again. oscillococcinum, nip it in the bud.
6:51 pm
well, if you're a maryland fan, and boy, i have some fans who are, this is the weekend. >> it is. go to school. enjoy some college.
6:52 pm
the alumni hope to see the continuation of a terrapin turnaround. this season, a 5-2 record as they welcome wake forest to college park tomorrow. we talk a lot about turnovers in football. terps have been outstanding at taking the ball away from the opposition. one more win away. maryland is eligible to go to a ball game. and the goal is to keep it going. >> the way things are rolling right now. causing turnovers. people on offense making plays. it's just -- everything is rolling right now. and i feel like we're in a really good groove. >> all of the hard work that we've done from last february until now, you know, it really comes down to these next weeks. and here's what we need to be pouring it on, not backing it off. >> home sweet home, the terps have won three straight at state. maryland has beaten wake in in
6:53 pm
eight of their last meetings. vikings qb did practice today. but he's listed as questionable. he has two fractures in his left ankle. favre has played in a record 291 consecutive games. has not missed a game since 1992. minnesota placed at new england coming up on sunday. buffalo linebacker aaron may have been is health -- maven is not happy about it. a local played at penn state. but he was benched when buffalo played here this past sunday. >> that has probably been the most frustrating experience since i've been here. but still, it's a tough spot that we have been in. and that i have been in this whole year. and that, you know, we've had to deal with a whole lot of things that, you know, i wasn't necessarily happy with. and that the team hasn't necessarily been happy with. >> bills coach gaily says maven just hasn't fit their game plan.
6:54 pm
buffalo plays at kansas city on sunday. aaron maven isn't the only one unhappy with his status. baltimore native has been the subject of trade rumors. now he's told yahoo sports, it's, quote, time for change. he said he is not looking beyond his contract extension. he went on to say it's time to make his decision. denver plays at new orleans tonight. texas rangers manager would also say it's time for a change. time for his team to get out of gear. edgar renterria got the scoring started for the giants in the solo home run. that began the most lopsided world series shutout. as san francisco routed the rangers, 9-0. texas trailed 2-0. finally, a fantastic finish in the fifth race at laurel today. four horses across.
6:55 pm
the two in the middle will dual to the wire. not for pride to the inside. not for pride has the extra burst that beat him to the finish line. not for pride, with louis garcia, a board winner in the fifth race at laurel. plenty of high school football going tomorrow. >> it's a football weekend. >> thank you, mark. you've seen a lot of attacks from andy harris. here's what i've done- i saved local crab businesses when red tape threatened jobs. saved jobs at local car dealers, when bureaucrats tried to shut them down. and cracked down on employers hiring illegal immigrants. and when they came to me to vote for the $3 trillion budget and the health care bill - i stood up and said no. the problem with washington
6:56 pm
is there's too much fighting between the left and the right. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm more interested in helping you. taxes are too high, and then there's politician andy harris proposing a 23% sales tax on nearly everything we buy. it cuts taxes for millionaires by over $200,000 a year and raises taxes on the middle class. andy harris even promised big oil companies he'd make taxpayers pay for spills like the bp disaster.
6:57 pm
andy harris on our side? not a chance. the democratic congressional campaign committee is responsible for the content of this advertising. everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. fees you have to define, because they have nothing to do with taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket,
6:58 pm
it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. they have nothing to do with taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely. women are charged 40% more for the same health insurance as men. domestic violence is treated as a pre-existing condition in eight states. women are abused by their husbands and then by their insurance companies. and last year they tried to end our coverage for mammograms and other preventive services. well i'm proud to say i got the law changed. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know that being a woman is no longer a pre-existing condition. don't miss the primetime lineup. tonight at 10:00. it's blue bloods. >> i'm vic carter. >> and for bob and mark, i'm denise koch. much more ahead on the cbs evening news with katiti
6:59 pm
>> couric: tonight, the president calls it... >> a credible terrorist threat against our country. yeoun addressed to chicago synagogues. >> they do apparently contain explosive material. >> couric: i'm katie couric. also tonight, wheeling and dealing to hold on to the senate. why bill clinton tried to talk the democratic candidate in florida into dropping out. where are your tax dollars going now? a lot of them to dead people. we'll follow the money. and family farms producing a bumper crop of scary. (screaming) captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. once again terrorists have tried to strike the united states in what president obama calls a credible terror threat.

169 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on